David Bowie Single Not Eligible For Chart

It looks like that even though David Bowie’s new surprise new single, ‘Where Are We Now?’ is a stunner, it’s actually ineligible for the singles chart.

A spokesperson for the Official Singles Chart said that; “Owing to chart rules which are agreed in partnership with UK record companies and retailers, data relating to the David Bowie single Where Are We Now cannot currently be counted towards the official singles charts, as the release is linked to an album pre-order promotion and it is not possible to distinguish album sales from track sales from the retail data received. Should it become possible in the future for regular track sales to be distinguished from album pre-order incentive purchases, then these sales can be counted towards the chart.”